Government wants vehicle excise duty (VED) for vans to be graduated according to their emissions in the same way it is for cars.
Guest Truck and Van has become the first dealer to sell an Iveco Daily RDE Blue Power van, which complies with EU 2020 climate and energy targets.
Sainsbury’s has launched the trial of the UK’s first zero emission grocery delivery service by electric cargo bike.
BMW Group has completed a pilot project in collaboration with Iveco to test LNG-powered trucks for its logistics operations, using a Stralis NP vehicle designed for long-haul transport.
Scientists have unveiled Cryopower, a new engine technology that can significantly increase fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions for HGVs.
D-Carb Global has launched a new machine which promises to reduce the emissions and improve the fuel consumption of an engine.
Traffic Commissioner, Kevin Rooney, warns commercial fleets not to circumnavigate emission controls after more cases are unearthed.
Uncertainty over Sadiq Khan’s plans for a Direct Vision Standard is leading to commercial fleets delaying the adoption of cleaner trucks, says the FTA.
Heat management specialist Zircotec is conducting research and development to help commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturers deal with a combination of exhaust system challenges.
Insulated van converter CoolVan is urging food service companies to check their fridge vans are Euro 6 compliant ahead of the introduction of London's ultra low emissions zone next year.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has revealed that one in 12 lorries checked by its examiners were fitted with emissions fraud devices.
The DVSA has issued a warning to fleets after roadside checks uncovered “very high” levels of use of emissions-cheating devices that disable AdBlue systems.
A fleet of diesel vans using Cataclean fuel additive cut emissions by an average of 24%, according to a study commisioned by fleet management company ARI.
Companies are urged to compete for up to £15 million of funding to develop technology to reduce harmful emissions from freight.
A road-user charging scheme based on miles driven could be introduced in London to improve air quality and to cut congestion.
Logistics provider Kuehne and Nagel will trial the effectiveness of low-emissions heavy-goods HGVs with demanding-duty cycles.
Operators achieve a 7% reduction in their business’ emissions since 2010, significantly outperforming industry as a whole.
Jaama’s Key2 software aims to help truck fleets comply with tough, new DVSA roadside inspections, including an emissions check.
DVSA will target lorry drivers and operators who try to cheat vehicle emissions, with new roadside checks which will target those who break the law.
Commercial vehicle fleets are likely to be hit hardest by the backlash against diesel simply because of the lack of alternatives available, says FleetCheck.